HITS: Spring 2017: MarkLogic, Avanade Execs to Put Focus on Metadata, Smart Content

The CTO of MarkLogic and the technology innovation lead for Avanade will be among those tackling the role data is playing today in making content smarter, at HITS: Spring 2017, being held May 25 at the Sheraton Universal Hotel in Los Angeles. Here’s a look at what they’ll ... More

M&E Journal: Managing Five States of Data for the M&E Market

Jeff Greenwald, HGST - All media companies, whether a post house, a game developer, an advertiser, a CDN, a movie studio or a broadcaster wrestle with data in five states: Data in Use, Data in Motion, Data at Rest, Data in Archive and Data Deleted. The challenges in managing t... More

HITS: Spring 2017: Azure to Share Thoughts on Security, DADC NMS on Content Delivery

Execs from Microsoft Azure and Sony DADC New Media Solutions will look at what it truly takes today to not only enable content for global distribution, but also securing content using new technologies and philosophies, at HITS: Spring 2017, being held May 25 at the Sheraton Unive... More

Digimarc CEO: Company Continues to Eye ‘Significant Growth Opportunity’

As the Digimarc Barcode and Discover platforms continue to expand, the company sees a “significant growth opportunity,” according to Digimarc CEO and chairman Bruce Davis. Digimarc has “new revenue streams that are growing, but not yet material” to the company’s over... More

HITS: Spring 2017: Box, 5th Kind CEOs to Discuss Transformation, Collaboration Tools

The CEOs of Box and 5th Kind, numerous studios execs and the lead developer for MediaSilo will share the latest advancements in collaboration and software tools needed to stay ahead of the game in today’s digital reality, at HITS: Spring 2017, being held May 25 at the Sheraton ... More

M&E Journal: Unlock the Power of Your Archive With Cloud-Based Asset Management

By Andy Hurt, Wazee Digital - It used to be that broadcast and cable networks commissioned or created programming, pushed it out over the air, and then sent it to an archive, rarely to be seen again. Viewers tuned in faithfully at the appointed times every day or week to watc... More

IMAX Boosts Plan for Pilot VR Centres to 10 Locations By Year End

IMAX now plans to open 10 pilot VR Experience Centres globally by the end of this year, up from the six that it previously projected for 2017, according to company executives. The company has hosted more than 200 virtual reality demos at its initial location, in Los Angeles, s... More

M&E Journal: Accelerating Media Production Workflows with Intelligent Scale-Out Storage

Mike Bott, Principal Systems Engineer, Qumulo - M&E organizations are continually seeking ways to increase the business value of their media assets and stay ahead of the curve by merging creative talent with technological breakthroughs. Storage infrastructure plays a crucial ... More

Entertainment AIDS Alliance to Honor Activist Thais-Williams at Wine, Wisdom & Vision Event

The Entertainment AIDS Alliance (EAA), the industry’s nonprofit group dedicated to funding HIV and AIDS research, treatment and prevention services, will host its annual Wine, Wisdom & Vision fundraiser June 22 in Hollywood, Calif., with more than 500 industry professionals exp... More

Independent Security Evaluators: Holding Applications to a Higher Standard

Baltimore-based Independent Security Evaluators (ISE) has a unique perspective among security firms: the aggressive defense strategies needed to thwart attacks today must be centered around advanced scientific approaches. In the media and entertainment space, ISE’s team of a... More